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News & Updates: Tag: Hope

See the latest from The Bowery Mission, including updates from our leadership, stories of life transformation and program news from inside our Red Doors.

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Graduation 2022: Celebrating life transformation

Congratulations to the men and women in our community for their amazing accomplishments this past year in their journeys toward independence. We recently gathered for our annual Graduation to celebrate our program clients — now graduates! — who have made significant breakthroughs in their goals toward thriving and independence. The Bowery Mission’s staff and supporters […]

Mission Minded — Summer 2022

Providing help and hope during the dangerous summer months While many of us have been able to enjoy the summer in the city, our neighbors living on the streets have been trying their best to survive the heat. Facing heat stroke, sunburn and dehydration, it’s not only difficult, but dangerous — even deadly. And with […]

Trauma & homelessness: What’s the connection?

At The Bowery Mission, we value trauma-informed care. But what exactly is trauma? And how does it relate to the experience of homelessness?  Trauma is a physical and psychological response to extraordinarily stressful events and experiences. When a person has experienced trauma, they have experienced something so distressing that it has overwhelmed their body and […]

Mission Minded — Easter 2022

There is always an opportunity for second chances and for life to be restored. Perhaps now, more than ever, we live in a world that questions if real life change is possible. But at The Bowery Mission, we know that new life, healing and reconciliation are possible in our lives and our world — even […]

A legacy of love: Looking back 150 years

In 2022, The Bowery Mission is celebrating 150 years of mission work to our neighbors experiencing homelessness and hunger in New York City — a legacy of loving well. New York City has changed all around us. But the Mission is still here and committed to the same vision we had back in the beginning. […]

Mission Minded — Holiday 2021

Thank you for offering the hope of Christmas to our neighbors in need. During the special holiday season, gathering and celebrating with our friends and family is something we look forward to. But for many people experiencing homelessness across our city, gathering with loved ones will not be a reality this holiday season. So, in […]

Graduation 2021: Celebrating life transformation

Learn more about the men and women who have achieved great milestones this past year in their journeys towards independence. At our recent Graduation ceremonies, we celebrated 52 men and women from our Residential Programs who have achieved great milestones in their journeys towards independent living! Because of friends like you, these graduates were able […]

Back to school and Mont Lawn City Camp!

We are excited for the back-to-school season for all New York City kids, especially those in The Bowery Mission’s children program, Mont Lawn City Camp. New families and returning campers will join us for a new cycle of classes in just over a week, including in-person activities — a welcome return after a challenging 2020. This […]

We remember September 11, 2001

In this video tribute, current and former staff recount The Bowery Mission’s emergency response to the World Trade Center attacks. At The Bowery Mission, we always remember where we were on September 11, 2001. Beginning just 20 minutes after the World Trade Center attacks, tens of thousands of New Yorkers walked, ran and wandered north […]

Mission Minded — Summer 2021

Providing help and hope during a challenging season in New York City Summer is here! For those of us in the city, the heat radiating off the sidewalks and the thick, humid air are clear signs of the season. For some reason, we are much more attuned to the plight of our homeless neighbors in […]